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    Carriers as heterozygotes

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    If 5 of 3,000 People are inflicted with Multiple sclerosis , what is the frequency of MS carriers in America?

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    Are we to assume that MS is caused by homozygous recessive condition?

    5/3000 = 0.001667

    That's the frequency of MS ...

    Solution Summary

    A Hardy Weinberg problem is presented.

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